Daily Dispatches

 
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Breaking news along with stories other media tend to overlook, including Mindy Belz's "Globe Trot" reports and Warren Cole Smith's "Signs and Wonders."

Christian prison reformers applaud plan to give inmates Pell Grants

By Abby Reese
Posted

Prison | Prisoners may soon be eligible for federal aid to pay for college under a new Obama administration initiative. The program would allow prisoners access to…

Two supermarkets to cover up racy magazine covers

Two supermarkets to cover up racy magazine covers

By Onize Ohikere
Posted

Media | Rite Aid and Food Lion announced they will start placing Cosmopolitan magazines behind blinders to hide the magazine’s inappropriate covers and content. The…

Video games that grapple with life’s most important questions

By Drew Dixon
Posted

Technology | Last month, 52,200 game developers, journalists, and video game professionals descended on the Los Angeles Convention Center to attend this year’s…

Study: Adults accept more traditional gender roles after they become parents

Study: Adults accept more traditional gender roles after they become parents

By Kiley Crossland
Posted

Family | Men and women affirm more traditional family values after the birth of their first child, according to a study released this week. The study’s author,

Midday Roundup: Migrants storm Chunnel in attempt to escape France

By Leigh Jones
Posted

Newsworthy | Chunnel blockage. Immigrants trying to get from France to England have launched coordinated attacks on the fences surrounding the Eurotunnel entrance for…

Moral Mondays blend civil-rights activism with immoral causes

By Jae Wasson
Posted

Activism | A protest movement to promote civil rights in North Carolina has gained momentum and recognition from the high-profile arrests of its members in the past few…

North Carolina high court OKs school choice program

By Evan Wilt
Posted

Public Schools | The North Carolina Supreme Court ruled 4-3 last week in favor of taxpayer-funded scholarships for low-income students to attend private schools. “Most…

Midday Roundup: State Department coughs up more Benghazi docs

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Document dump. The U.S. State Department will hand over 5,000 documents related to the 2012 terrorist attack in Libya to the House Select Committee on…

Vaccines & Viruses: Regulators approve world’s first malaria vaccine

By Daniel James Devine
Posted

Vaccines & Viruses | Mosquito defense. After spending $356 million and conducting 30 years of research, British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline won approval last week from European…

Appeals court rules Christian-owned pharmacy must sell morning-after pill

Appeals court rules Christian-owned pharmacy must sell morning-after pill

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Religious Liberty | A panel of judges of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that a family-owned pharmacy must dispense morning-after pills in violation of the…

Boy Scouts to allow homosexual leaders

By Warren Cole Smith
Posted

Boy Scouts | The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today ended its ban on homosexual leaders. The 45-12 vote came during BSA’s National Executive Board meeting in Irving,

Iraqi troops wrest strategic Anbar base from ISIS

By Abby Reese
Posted

ISIS | Iraqi forces recaptured Anbar University on Sunday, a key Islamic State (ISIS) base located on the outskirts of Ramadi. The operation to retake the university…

 
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